Hashish, marijuana seized in St. John's

Published on October 17, 2013

The RCMP recently seized 11 kilograms of hashish in St. John's and 11 grams of marijuana.
According to a news release this morning, a combined RCMP-Royal Newfoundland Constabulary unit conducted an investigation regarding a suspicious package on Oct. 7.

A warrant to search a St. John’s home was obtained under the authority of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, resulting in the seizure of 11 kilograms of hashish in vacuum-sealed bags and 11 grams of marijuana.

Bradley Maher, 31, appeared in provincial court on Oct. 8, and has been charged under Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

His next court appearance is scheduled for Nov. 22, 2013 when he will enter a plea.